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Iran: Prospect for Change

 Iran: Prospect for Change

With the initiative of the ‘Fondation d’Etudes pour le Moyen Orient’, a panel of transatlantic  prominent politicians and experts, will be held on June 29, in Paris, to discuss the recent significant changes on international policy towards Iran, the devastation expansionism policies of the Iranian regime in the Middle East and the nonstop uprisings and protests in Iran with the blatant demand of regime change.

Panel Discussion on Iran

Iran: Prospect for Change

29 June 2018

Welcoming remarks by the President of FEMO

François Colcombet, former Supreme Court Judge and Member of the French National Assembly

Policy on Iran
Time: 11:00 – 12:30

Moderator: Lincoln Bloomfield, Ambassador, Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center, former Assistant Secretary of State for Military Affairs
Giulio Terzi, former Foreign Minister of Italy and Ambassador to the UN
Linda Chavez, former Director of the White House public liaison
 Adam Ereli, Ambassador, former spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State and Ambassador to Bahrain
Robert Torricelli, Member of the U.S. Senate from 1997 to 2003; served 14 years in the U.S. House of Representatives
Paulo Casaca, Executive Director of the “South Asia Democratic Forum” based in Brussels, former member of European Parliament
Maria S. Ryan, President and CEO of Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, New Hampshire

IRGC and Meddling in the Region
Time: 14:30 – 16:00

Moderator: Walid Phares, Expert, global terrorism and Middle Eastern affairs
Raid Yassine, Ambassador of Yemen in Paris, former Foreign Minister of Yemen
Charles Wald, General (Ret.), former Deputy Commander of U.S. European Command
James Conway, General (Ret.), former Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
Frédéric Encel, writer and scholar of geopolitics specialized on the Middle East;
Mohammed al-Sulami, Head of International Institute for Iranian Studies
 Yves Thréard, Editorialist in Le Figaro

IRGC and Sanctions
Time: 16:05 – 17:35

Moderator: Lincoln Bloomfield, Ambassador, Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center, former Assistant Secretary of State for Military Affairs
Robert Joseph, Ambassador, U.S. Special Envoy for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security until 2007
Bruno Tertrais, Deputy Director of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS)
Michael Pregent, Middle East analyst, Hudson Institute
Jean-Sylvestre Mongrenier, membre of the Institut Thomas More and researcher at the l’Institut Français de Géopolitique (Université Paris VIII Vincennes-Saint-Denis)
Eduard Lintner, former Deputy Minister of Interior of Germany

Protests in Iran and the Role of the Opposition
Time: 18:00 – 19:30

Moderator: Mitchell Reiss, Ambassador, former Director of U.S. State Department Policy Planning and Special Envoy to the Northern Ireland Peace Process
Michael Mukasey, former U.S. Attorney General
Louis Freeh, former Director of the FBI
Sid Ahmed Ghozali, former Prime Minister of Algeria
John Baird, former Foreign Minister of Canada
Struan Stevenson, Coordinator for Change in Iran, former President of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Iraq
Yves Bonnet, former Governor and Head of France’s Internal Security

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